Gardaí ‘being failed’ over their mental health

Frontline gardaí are calling for an independent survey of stress levels, claiming management is “failing” staff in relation to mental health.

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Suicide prevention plan offers a light in the darkness

A Limerick woman who lost her cousin to suicide is planning to beam a message of hope into the city’s night sky.

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Four out of five GPs have experienced a patient suicide

Almost 80% of GPs have experienced a patient suicide, and most are adversely affected, it has emerged.

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’Let us help our adult children’ mother pleads following death of son by suicide

Speaking on Liveline this afternoon, grieving mother Majella pleaded for changes to be made to allow parents be part of the treatment process for adults suffering mental health problems.

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Demi Lovato honoured for efforts to help bi-polar sufferers

The singer picked up the award at the InStyle Awards in Los Angeles.

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Nationwide men’s shed network combats rural isolation and loneliness

For all men in the Allihies parish, the Shed doors are open wide, offering support and companionship, writes Carina Jeisy

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Pacific Islands rugby players fear more 'tragedies' after teammate dies by suicide

Pacific Islands rugby stars fear more "tragedies" like the suicide of Tarbes prop Isireli Temo unless they act now over issues of loneliness and depression.

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People urged to talk about problems on World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is being marked today with people being encouraged to talk openly about their mental wellbeing.

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Education Minister introducing classes to teach students 'how to cope with challenges in their lives'

The Education Minister says he is not introducing mindfulness into Irish schools.

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Scheme aimed at taking the stress out of work launched in Cork

A workplace wellbeing awards scheme, aimed at celebrating workplaces which support staff mental health, was announced today by Cork City’s Lord Mayor.

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Damning report finds major issues with mental health services in Roscommon

The Psychiatric Nurses Association says it is shocked by the findings of a damning report on mental health services in Roscommon.

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